General Beauregard recipe

General Beauregard

Commerce, United States

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1Year
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Country of origin United States

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General Beauregard

Since 2017

I was tired of tasteless bread and bad tasting bread from instant yeast

Characteristics

Mine seems to be hyperactive. Within a couple hours of feeding it balloons to 3-4 times the original volume. It has a clean yeasty aroma with barely a hint of sour.

Taste & flavour

Recipe

Starting ingredients

  • % Whole wheat flour
  • % Unbleached all purpose flour

Feeding ingredients

  • % Water
  • % All purpose flour
1
Make bread or remove half of starter.
2
Add 1/2 cup water.
% Water
3
Add 3/4 cup all purpose flour, stir together and cover.
% All purpose flour

Working method

1
I started with whole wheat flour and water to make a loose dough and let it set for 24 hours.
% Whole wheat flour
2
Feed twice daily by removing half of the volume, adding 3/4 cup all purpose unbleached white flour and 1/2 cup water and stir it all together.
% Unbleached all purpose flour

Result

Boule

Large round ball of bread. Chewy caramelized crust with a pale interior and medium crumb ideal for sandwiches.

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